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Starkville: Mississippi's College Town

For families, singles, and retirees, the Starkville community and adjacent Mississippi State University offer an abundance of places to see, events to attend, and activities to enjoy. The opportunities cover a multitude of interests from SEC sporting events, participatory sports, outdoor recreation, tours, rodeos, historical sites and buildings, and festivals to concerts, art galleries, and museums – and, of course, a wide range of shopping and dining options. Well-maintained city and county parks provide convenient venues for many activities

Recent News

Hail State Homecoming! Your Game Weekend Guide for October 20-22

We are so excited to welcome Bulldog Nation back to Starkville for the 2017 Mississippi State Homecoming! Your New South Weekend begins on Friday with tailgating for lunch Downtown and Around Town at the Citywide Tailgate, benefitting the United Way of North Mississippi. This weekend will be filled with maroon and white fun, so read on… More

MSU Game Weekend Guide: October 13-15

NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS get SPOOKED this weekend, as we host Bulldog Nation for another Mississippi State home game, and the festivities begin on Friday with our annual harvest fest, PUMPKINPALOOZA. We have a lot in store this weekend, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping and dining. You’ll find great information and… More

Hail State Game Weekend Guide: September 15-17

This NEW SOUTH WEEKEND is shaping up to be epic with Cowbell Yell, Bulldog Bash, a heated rivalry with LSU and all the maroon and white shopping and dining you can handle! Welcome home, Bulldog Nation! We have a lot in store this weekend, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping… More